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Papers, 1834-1865 [manuscript]


Published 1834
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For a more complete description see Davis and Miller, "Guide to the Cataloged Collections in the Manuscript Department of the William R. Perkins Library, Duke University" (1980)

Correspondence, diaries (1834, 1836, 1851-1855), scrapbook, literary manuscript, and other papers, of Meek and of his brother, Samuel Mills Meek, lawyer, of Columbus, Miss. A. B. Meek's papers include diaries describing social life, his law studies and reading, a debating society, a moot court, the Florida expedition against the Seminole Indians (1836), and other matters; and manuscript of "To Egeria" and "The Nuptual Fête," published in "Songs and Poems of the South" and "The Red Eagle." The papers of S. M. Meek include a diary (1851-1855) concerning travels, weddings and social events in Mississippi, political rallies, organizations, current reading, and other matters, and a scrapbook concerning national politics at the close of the Civil War. Correspondents and persons and firms mentioned include Duncan L. Clinch, Henry Stuart Foote, James S. Hamm, Julia A. Mildred Harris, John M. Robinson, Winfield Scott, and Pfister's Book Store, Tuscaloosa, Ala

Author and journalist, of Tuscaloosa, Ala


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Pages 114
Language English
Call number M: 2380
Digitizing sponsor Duke University Libraries
Book contributor Duke University Libraries
Collection duke_libraries; americana
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. Writing faint and faded in areas.

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